Organization, research groups and activities

The department in brief

The Department of Energy and Process Engineering (EPT), a part of the Faculty for Engineering Science and Technology, is organized into five sub divisions — or research groups — for both teaching and research purposes:

Research Groups:

 A glimpse into our activities

The Department of Energy and Process Engineering has a total of 150 employees, including approx. 80 doctoral students (PhD). We have an extensive contact network, and graduates from our master's programmes are employed by both industry and public administration. Our research is applied to both offshore and onshore industry, by consulting companies, energy advisory services, engineering companies, and public administration.

the lab tour with Norwegian political leaders

wind tunnel

cross section of t a turbine


An innovation resource

Our business concept is to develop and communicate knowledge, thus contributing to the improvement of, and adding value to, society. Our goal is to be a premise provider to public officials and an innovation resource for Norwegian industry in our scientific fields. By ensuring that both Norwegian industry and the public sector has access to our experts and competencies, we can contribute to solving many of the important issues that face our society today.

For further information:

Contact our scientists and faculty


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Gas Technology Centre

The Gas Technology Centre unifies the combined efforts of NTNU and SINTEF concerning natural gas research and education in Norway. Website: